Paxton Named WRMC ER Medical Director

Jason Paxton, M.D., WRMC Emergency Department Medical DirectorGary Bebow, Administrator/CEO of White River Medical Center (WRMC), is pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Paxton, MD, to Emergency Department (ED) Medical Director.

Dr. Paxton is a physician in WRMC’s Emergency Department, as well as the Wound Healing Center. He has been at WRMC since 2003.

As ED Medical Director, Dr. Paxton will be responsible for appropriate staffing, ensuring accurate documentation, responding to patient feedback, and working closely with emergency physicians and staff to aid in overall quality and process improvement of Emergency Services.

“We are excited to have Dr. Paxton filling the role as our ED Medical Director,” said Gary Bebow. “Dr. Paxton possesses great leadership skills and expertise as an ED

physician. We are confident that he will be excellent in this role.”

Dr. Paxton attended Medical School at Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, California. He completed his residency at the UAMS Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Northwest in Fayetteville. He is certified by the American Board of Family Practice, the American Board of Preventative Medicine in Hyperbaric and Undersea Medicine, the American Wound Care Association, and the American Academy of Wound Management.

“I chose to practice medicine because I enjoy helping others, and challenging myself. This profession allows me to do both,” said Paxton. “I’m grateful for the opportunity to further serve my community as ED Medical Director.”

Dr. Paxton will continue seeing patients in the WRMC Wound Healing Center.

He and his wife, Lisa, have three sons, Ethan, Evan, and Corbin. They reside in Batesville.